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Railway Cottage, Balavil, near Aviemore

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Kingussie, Badenoch and Strathspey, Scottish Highlands, Scotland
Railway Cottage is a traditional workers' cottage dating back to the early 1900's, when the highland line was first being built. Nestled between Balavil estate and the RSPB nature reserve, Insh Marshes, there are no shortage of spectacular views.

The property is perfect for those seeking a bit of luxury, in an unspoilt, tranquil location, while enjoying the first class facilities of Strathspey. Aviemore, Kingussie and Newtonmore are all just short journeys away, while the Cairngorm Mountains are all around.

Stylishly renovated, the cottage boasts a living room with a huge log burning stove, 3 seater couch and arm chair, a 40', wi-fi enabled smart TV, with Netflix, Spotify, catch up TV and DVD. Additionally their is a BOSE stereo, with bluetooth, radio and line in, to connect music players / laptops.

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Listing #FKN6816130
About the Owner
Owen C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:84%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2015
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic cottage, very well appointed with the best stocked kitchen of any rental I've ever stayed in. Very stylish decor (lots of interior design ideals to inspire you at home!), Underfloor heating, smart TV, Bose sound system all worked brilliantly. I was slightly surprised by...More

Thank BLW-51
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Wonderful location. Cottage was well equipped and comfortable. Only comment is that it couldn’t been cleaner - lots of dust above eye level, cobwebs and skirting boards needed a wipe down. Decor was wonderful, the fire pit a delight even in February and the beds...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile


  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    2 Kings
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  • per basket of fire wood used: AU$9 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: AU$277 / stay - Deposit
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How to get there
Airport: Inverness : 74.0 km
Railway: Kingussie: 5.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 24.0 km.
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